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6 Investments in 3 Companies
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Location:
Salt Lake City
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Ben Dahl is a Partner at Pelion Venture Partners. Prior to joining Pelion in 2008, he co-founded and served as COO & General Counsel for Unspam Technologies, an anti-spam company providing innovative anti-spam research and government services.

While at Unspam, Ben co-created Project Honey Pot, a distributed honey pot network designed to identify, track and correlate spammers, email address harvesters, comment spammers and the like.

Before Unspam, Ben worked with Echo Networks to create a digital music-licensing consortium of CD music retailers through recapitalization investments from Best Buy, Virgin, Tower Records, Wherehouse Entertainment, Hastings and Transworld Entertainment. He practiced law at Cooley Godward LLP. Ben is a member of the advisory board of the College of Science at the University of Utah. Ben is a member of the state bar associations of California and Utah.

Ben holds M.B.A.s from Columbia University and the University of California, Berkeley, an A.B. from Princeton University and a J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley.

Jobs (5)

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Partner

2008 - Current   (over 8 years)
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Practiced Law
2003
Sep 1, 2006
Co-Founder, COO & General Counsel
Aug 1, 2002
2003
Interim Executive Vice President

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Investments (6)

DateInvested InRoundDetails
Jun, 2016$14.7M / Series BPersonal Investment
Jan, 2016$7.1M / Series A (Lead)
Jul, 2014$11.3M / Series A
Jan, 2014$30M / Series D
Oct, 2013$2.35M / Seed
Apr, 2012$10M / Series C

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